Brandon Weeden RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brandon Weeden has 'most improved' look to Cowboys

    ESPN "Now entering his fourth year in the NFL, Brandon Weeden is experiencing continuity for the first time. This marks the first year Weeden has been in the same offense with the same offensive playcaller in back to back seasons. In 2012 with the Cleveland Browns, he ran a West Coast offense. In..." June 15

  • Weeden empathizes with Manziel for not living up to expectations

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Brandon Weeden shares two things with Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel: he was one of the franchise's first-round selections and he was also taken with the 22nd overall pick. Weeden didn't live up to any kind of first-round billing at all in Cleveland, leaving..." May 12

  • Orton a no-show, Cowboys turn to Weeden

    ESPN Dallas "The backup quarterback, or who we think should be the backup quarterback for Dallas Cowboys is missing. Kyle Orton is thinking of retirement. Team officials anticipated Orton coming to the voluntary offseason workouts. Didn't happen. Then team officials said Orton was expected to show..." June 23

  • Kyle Orton’s loss might be Brandon Weeden’s gain

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Look for the great retirement impasse between the Dallas Cowboys and backup quarterback Kyle Orton to come to a head next week when the team holds its mandatory minicamp. Orton, who has missed the off-season program and organized team activity workouts while contemplating retirement, is..." June 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Cowboys have signed QB Brandon Weeden to a two-year deal, per source.

  • Sources: Dallas shows interest in Weeden

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys have expressed an interest in quarterback Brandon Weeden, according to sources. The Cleveland Browns released their 2012 first-round pick on Wednesday after he threw 23 touchdown passes and 26 interceptions with a 5-15 record as a starter in two seasons. Weeden, who turns 31..." March 14

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    Michael Silver @MikeSilver

    Let's try that again: The Browns will release 2012 first-round draft pick Brandon Weeden on Monday, according to a league source @nflnetwork

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns release QB Brandon Weeden.

  • Brandon Weeden: I just want to play football and win games

    Pro Football Talk "Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden didn’t exactly confirm or deny the report that he wants out of Cleveland, instead saying today that he just wants to play football somewhere. “I want to play football,” Weeden told the Oklahoman. “I don’t care. I just want to play football and be at a place..." February 14

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    NFL: AroundTheLeague @NFL_ATL

    Mike Silver: Brandon Weeden wants out of Cleveland.

  • Browns' Jason Campbell and Brandon Weeden not cleared to practice yet

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Rob Chudzinski announced Wednesday morning he'll wait until later in the week to name his starting quarterback for the Patriots,, because Jason Campbell and Brandon Weeden have not yet been cleared to practice. They've been cleared for activity, but not for practice, and Chudzinski..." December 04

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Brandon Weeden diagnosed with concussion, team spokesman said. Reported symptoms after game, spokesman said.

  • Weeden not worried about being booed by Browns fans "Brandon Weeden, like the common house cat, has many lives. The Cleveland Browns' quarterback will reassume the starting quarterback spot for the third time this season. "For the next five weeks, I'm a Cleveland Brown," Weeden said Wednesday, per The Plain Dealer. "After that, whatever..." November 28

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns Weeden will start Jax game, Chud says

  • Browns will look at Caleb Hanie as a backup to Brandon Weeden

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "QB carousel spinning again: Brandon Weeden probably will start and the Browns will look at Caleb Hanie as a candidate to back him up for Sunday’s game against Jacksonville. Hanie will come in Tuesday for a look-see, according to a source, even though coach Rob Chudzinski would not rule out..." November 25

  • Browns' Campbell carted to locker room, replaced by Weeden

    CBS Sports "Midway through the third quarter with the Browns trailing 13-3, quarterback Jason Campbell took a blindside hit from Steelers cornerback William Gay, lost the ball as he went to the ground, and remained their as the Steelers Will Allen returned it to the Browns' four-yard line. Campbell laid on..." November 24

  • Norv Turner says Brandon Weeden missed plays 'he knows he could've made'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner made it clear Thursday that regardless of the circumstances demoted quarterback Brandon Weeden left too many plays out on the field. "It's always a combination of things (why he was benched) and I'd hate to get too specific'' Turner said in his weekly..." October 24

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns HC Chud said QB Jason Campbell will start Sunday vs. #Chiefs.

  • Browns will start Jason Campbell on Sunday vs. Kansas City

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Rob Chudzinski announced Wednesday morning that Jason Campbell will start at quarterback Sunday against the 7-0 Kansas City Chiefs. "Obviously Brandon was disappointed but he's a pro'' said Chudzinski. "I'm committed to doing whatever gives us the best chance to win. From a game..." October 23

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Browns coach Rob Chudzinski deliberating whether to start Brandon Weeden or Jason Campbell vs Unbeaten Chiefs at Arrowhead. Decision today

  • Browns coach Rob Chudzinski will consider quarterback change

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "Browns coach Rob Chudzinski conceded a change at quarterback will be discussed Monday afternoon but it was hard to gauge whether he was ready to make a move away from Brandon Weeden. “We’ll talk as a staff later on this afternoon” the coach said. “We’ll basically put the guys at all positions..." October 21

  • Turner has seen better QBs throw worse interceptions than Weeden

    CBS Sports "These words actually left our mouth the other day: "The Browns' season went down with Brian Hoyer." We weren't kidding either. After leading Cleveland to two straight wins Hoyer suffered a torn ACL against the Bills in Week 5 paving the way for the return of Brandon Weeden the team's 2012..." October 18

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns Chud said he's not going to change QBs. "Brandon played well in spurts.''

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    Not that there was any doubt but #browns Weeden will start vs. lions.

  • Browns lose Hoyer but beat Bills, 37-24

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The feel-good hometown hero story of Brian Hoyer took a crushing turn Thursday night when the quarterback suffered a potentially serious right knee injury in the first quarter of Thursday night's game against Buffalo at FirstEnergy Stadium. But the never-say-die Browns put on a thrilling..." October 04

  • Weeden admits he's not guaranteed Browns' starting QB job "Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden gave a simple answer when asked what he learned standing on the sideline watching Brian Hoyer lead the team to a Week 3 victory. "Don't get hurt" Weeden said per The Plain Dealer. "I don't know how else to put it. Injuries suck. They happen. Things..." September 28

  • Browns' Weeden on what he learned from sideline while Hoyer won: "Don't get hurt''

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden didn't mince words when asked what he learned while standing on the sidelines while Brian Hoyer defeated the Vikings 31-27 last week. "Don't get hurt'' said Weeden who's been ruled out for the Bengals game with his sprained thumb. "I don't know how else to put..." September 27

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    Tony Grossi @TonyGrossi

    #Browns Chudzinski: Brian Hoyer will start at QB. Weeden will be out.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    From #GameDayMorning: According to a #Browns source QB Brian Hoyer CAN win the starting job over Brandon Weeden with a stellar performace.

  • Report: Browns Preparing To Move On From Brandon Weeden

    Black Sports Online "This news is not shocking in the least bit but it’s still news and worth reporting on the heels of the Browns trading Trent Richardson. Less than two weeks after the Browns said that Weeden wasn’t on a short leash NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell said Thursday on WHFS-FM in Tampa Fla. that he..." September 21

  • Brian Hoyer will start for Browns on Sunday against Vikings

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will start Sunday in Minnesota the team announced today. Hoyer a native of North Olmsted and St. Ignatius grad will replace Brandon Weeden who suffered a sprained thumb in Sunday's loss to Baltimore. Hoyer was chosen by coach Rob Chudzinski ahead of Jason..." September 18

  • Report: Browns' Brandon Weeden likely to miss Week 3

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns coach Rob Chudzinski isn’t ready to commit to Jason Campbell or Brian Hoyer as the team’s starting quarterback for Week 3 even though Brandon Weeden will likely be sidelined Sunday with a sprained right thumb against the host Minnesota Vikings. Weeden underwent an MRI on his thumb Monday..." September 17

  • Brandon Weeden leaves game with injured thumb

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns had chances to spoil the home opener of the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens but their offense repeatedly whiffed and starting quarterback Brandon Weeden left M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday evening with his right hand in a black brace. In the wake of their 14-6 divisional..." September 16

  • Browns QB Weeden heads to locker room with thumb injury

    Rotoworld "Brandon Weeden exited Sunday's game in the fourth quarter with a thumb injury. Journeyman Jason Campbell is coming in. Weeden hit his hand on a helmet and is likely going for X-rays" September 15

  • Browns' Weeden plays in an era of diminishing patience for quarterback development

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Much was made of the Browns’ decision to draft a 28-year-old quarterback a season ago. But if Brandon Weeden fails to produce this fall his age likely becomes inconsequential to Cleveland fans. “If Brandon doesn’t do it this year we’re going to be starting over again at quarterback” former..." September 14

  • Browns QB Weeden says he never took money at Oklahoma State, rips SI report that alleges others did

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns hope quarterback Brandon Weeden attacks the Baltimore Ravens Sunday with the type of ferocity he displayed today while ripping Sports Illustrated’s in-depth report about his alma mater Oklahoma State University and one of the magazine’s writers. The report alleges that from 2001-2011..." September 11

  • Brandon Weeden says no "reason to push the panic button like everyone wants to'' on Cleveland Browns offense

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Despite what it seems like after the Browns' 27-6 loss to the Colts the sky is not falling in Berea quarterback Brandon Weeden said today. "I don't think there's any reason to push the panic button like a lot of people want to but we've got to learn from it'' said Weeden. "We've got to take the..." August 26

  • Browns name Brandon Weeden starting quarterback

    Akron Beacon Journal "The new leadership of the Browns made it clear that if Brandon Weeden wanted to retain the starting quarterback job he would need to do everything in his power to prove himself worthy. Browns coach Rob Chudzinski eliminated any sliver of doubt that Weeden accomplished the mission naming him the..." August 21

  • Browns name Weeden their starter, as expected

    Rotoworld "The Browns have named Brandon Weeden their starting quarterback as expected. The Browns insisted on calling their quarterback spot a competition even saying last week the battle was "close." Coach Rob Chudzinski admitted Tuesday that was just to see how Weeden would react to being pushed by Jason..." August 20

  • Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden deserves more support from organization

    Akron Beacon Journal "Leave it to the Browns to try to orchestrate a controversy where one doesn’t exist. While most NFL teams avoid open quarterback competitions like they’re staph infections the Browns insist they have one despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. There never really was one and that’s..." August 16

  • Chudzinski not ready to name Brandon Weeden as starter

    Pro Football Talk "Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden has taken every first-team snap in training camp. He completed 10 of 13 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown in the Browns’ preseason opener against the St. Louis Rams last week. However that’s still not enough for head coach Rob Chudzinski to say Weeden..." August 14

  • Norv Turner confident Brandon Weeden will keep the starting job

    Pro Football Talk "Brandon Weeden’s grip on the Browns’ starting quarterback job appears to be tight. Despite talk when the new regime took over this year that Weeden’s job could be in jeopardy Weeden has been the No. 1 quarterback in Cleveland throughout the offseason and offensive coordinator Norv Turner says..." August 03

  • Quarterback Brandon Weeden says he feels ‘like a completely different player’

    Akron Beacon Journal "Armed with a new playbook, improved fundamentals and a season of NFL experience, Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden will enter training camp with some swagger. “I feel like a completely different player,” Weeden, the 22nd overall pick in last year’s draft, said Monday at the team’s headquarters...." July 23

  • Weeden remains the starter for Browns

    Fox Sports Ohio "Rob Chudzinski still wouldn’t declare Brandon Weeden as the Browns starting quarterback as the team heads to training camp, but all signs indicate that. “I see (the order) the same (as coming into the OTAs and minicamp),” Chudzinski said. “It’s just become clearer as we’ve gotten to know them..." June 07

  • Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner likes what he's seen from quarterback Brandon Weeden

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner quelled a little of the Brian Hoyer-mania on Monday night and sounded as if he's counting on Brandon Weeden to be his guy in 2013. "Brandon is a one-year player in the NFL who did a lot more good things than people give him credit for," Turner said..." May 21

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns OC Norv Turner said Brandon Weeden didn't get enough credit for good things he did last season. Confident he can make leap.

  • Browns QB Brandon Weeden 'surprised,' but not worried by Brian Hoyer signing

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Brandon Weeden admitted Friday he had no advance knowledge that the Browns were signing quarterback Brian Hoyer, but he's not worried about how it will impact the quarterback competition. "I was surprised, but that's the nature of the beast," Weeden said Friday at the Cleveland Browns..." May 18

  • Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden maintains focus on improving: 'This means a lot to me'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Brandon Weeden said he didn't get caught up in whether or not the Browns were going to draft a quarterback, and his approach hasn't changed. "I didn't really read into it one way or the other," he said after Thursday's Organized Team Activities. "I wasn't too concerned with it. I was up here..." May 16

  • Browns coach won't name Brandon Weeden starter "The Cleveland Browns' decision not to draft a quarterback seemed like a vote of confidence for incumbent Brandon Weeden. However, Coach Rob Chudzinski told WKRK-AM on Thursday that he is not yet ready to hand the job to the second-year pro. "I feel good about where we're at right now,"..." May 03

  • Weeden opens minicamp as starter: 'This is biggest time of my career'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Brandon Weeden took the first reps at quarterback on Tuesday's opening of minicamp, followed by Jason Campbell and Thad Lewis, as coach Rob Chudzinski cautioned that it's only the beginning of Weeden's long journey to keep his starting job. "We're taking a look at it," said Chudzinski. "It's..." April 17